Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Cooking

Throw some (tuna) steaks on the barbie

Throw some (tuna) steaks on the barbie

Tuna steaks are a treat, and the intense heat of the grill is perfect for getting a good sear on the outside while keeping the inside tender, moist and pleasantly pink. We wanted a foolproof method for grilling tuna to perfection, and we decided to m...
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Five ideas for back-to-school lunches

Five ideas for back-to-school lunches

With a new school year in full swing, it helps to have some lunch box recipes on hand. Many of these options, from a taco salad to fancy cream cheese sandwiches, are easy enough that children can help pack the lunch or lend a hand in the kitchen. But...
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Food and drinks to make for your ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ movie night

Food and drinks to make for your ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ movie night

When summer hits, so do the superheroes.Almost every year, Marvel provides an escape from the heat with films centering on one (or all) of the Avengers, an unlikely team of superhero allies. In honor of the most recent movie, Avengers: Infinity War, ...
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Five ideas for dishes to make at your Labor Day cookout

Five ideas for dishes to make at your Labor Day cookout

This Labor Day, you deserve to relax. Maybe you plan to kick your feet up and binge-watch Game of Thrones. (Oh wait, is that just me?) Or maybe you’ll invite your friends over for a traditional holiday cookout. Whatever you decide, we’ve chosen five ...
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I binged Julia Child and Jacques Pepin's 1990s PBS show, and here's what it taught me about cooking

I binged Julia Child and Jacques Pepin's 1990s PBS show, and here's what it taught me about cooking

It started when someone on Facebook posted a photo of Julia Child flashing an old-timey pistol at her friend Jacques Pepin and wrote, "Spoiler Alert: they drink in basically every episode." Oh, sweet streaming! I immediately fired up Julia and Jacqu...
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Cooking for Labor Day? Try this Corn and Jalapeno Salsa, and other sides

Cooking for Labor Day? Try this Corn and Jalapeno Salsa, and other sides

The past week or so, I have received multiple news releases that say some version of the same thing: "Well, it’s too bad that summer has almost come to an end." These emails are clearly not sent by people who live in Florida. You can keep your...
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Katie O’Beirne talks about growing St. Petersburg-based Katie’s Goods from scratch

Katie O’Beirne talks about growing St. Petersburg-based Katie’s Goods from scratch

ST. PETERSBURGKatie O’Beirne has had her fingers in a lot of pies. From making galettes, scones and other small-batch pastries for local coffee shops, to installing beamwork at Ichichoro Ane as part of a woodworking apprenticeship, to selling cookies...
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Taste test: New frozen breakfast foods

Taste test: New frozen breakfast foods

School mornings are back and so are the challenges of getting meals on the table before rushing out the door. In the upcoming weeks, the Taster’s Choice panelists will try to help with some reviews of convenience foods designed to make breakfasts, lu...
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How to build a better cheese board

How to build a better cheese board

Washington PostWhoever first decided it was not only acceptable but classy to throw a bunch of cheese bits and snacks on a board deserves credit for simultaneously pulling off what may have been both the greatest scam and invention in the history of ...
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What we learned from a drive-it-yourself tour of Florida farms and food producers

What we learned from a drive-it-yourself tour of Florida farms and food producers

GAINESVILLE A chance to meet Florida farmers and food producers, maybe sample their products? Road trip, I call shotgun. At the end of July, I drove up to the University of Florida for the second annual Florida Organic Growers Organic Food and Farm...
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